Archive for April 7, 2016

Why are These Women Suing Endo Pharmaceuticals?

Written by Small Business Tips. Posted in Blister packaging, Bottle packaging companies, E pedigree in the pharmaceutical supply chain

Blister packaging process

According to Albany Star, birth control failure for 100 women prompted them to file a lawsuit against the packaging company, Qualitest (a subsidiary of Endo). In 2011, the company issued a large-scale voluntary recall because a blister packaging error led to the weekly tablet orientation being reversed — this means that the hormones women should have been taking in week 1 were replaced, instead, with the blank pills of week 4 that are meant to allow menstruation to occur. Consequently, 113 women became pregnant, and 94 went on to have babies.

It Won?t be a Class Action Suit

The women originally